Re: Bug#33647: dpkg segfault: more info.
On Tue, 23 Feb 1999, Christian Hudon wrote:
> Thanks God, I'm not the only one with that problem.
> There are two problems here.
> The first one (the one that causes the coredump) I'm assuming is a l10n
> problem, since it goes away when I set LC_ALL to C. I guess the l10n people
> should be told about that...
> The second one (the one that's driving me up the wall) looks like this:
This apparently is caused by someone playing games with SIGPIPE. Someone
else found that some of the gnome stuff incorrectly set SIGPIPE to SIGIGN
when it forked processes.. Either fix your WM/term, run dpkg for a console
or run dpkg under APT which is rumored to work..